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La Cantina

Via San Luigi, n.3, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755170
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
Via San Luigi, n.3, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised how nice it look when we walked into the restaurant. In a small quiet village, we didn't expected such a nice high end restaurant. The food was excellent, and service was wonderful. I'd love to go back.

Thank Yukon23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandson and I came here as an introductory dinner for a culinary/biking tour with Cicloposse tours, and the experience knocked our socks off. Because the group was relatively large, twelve people, the meal was set except for dessert, in which we had our choice...More

Thank AprilLovesToTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I held my post-wedding dinner at La Porta a few weeks ago. I had 50 guests and wanted to go somewhere different than where all our other events were hosted. I emailed with Daria a few times and set it all up with no problems....More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The place had been fully renovated when we visited. The food was spectacular in that every meal tasted as if designed by a master chef. They have a great selection of wines to go along with the meals. The staff is very helpful. I highly...More

Thank hazyfakie
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We recently had dinner at La Cantina twice! The food and wine was exceptional! The service was very good. We appreciated the amuse-bouche and glass of Prosseco before we ordered. The decor is unique with the vaulted ceiling. I look forward to our next visit!

Thank DiCalif
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a family dinner at La Cantina. The food was authentic, tasty and well priced. The wine list is great and with some helpful advice we had great food and wine.

Thank canolo2015
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great place. We had the Easter dinner with kids and the staff was always available for any request. Food and wine as expected, tasteful and well serviced. Prices mid/high, but strongly recommended.

Thank superdyzzy
Reviewed 27 November 2016

La Cantina is a lovely traditional restaurant with terracotta tiled floor and vaulted brick ceiling. We enjoyed a four course dinner paired with local wines. The food, Antipasti, Risotto, Pork with Spinach apple sauce and roast potatoes, then Panna Cotta with red berries, was sensational....More

1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Fabulous dinner! Same owners as La Porta, with a less fancy menu, and they're happy to accommodate off menu requests. Best cacio e pepe ever!

Thank jostephx
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This small restaurant is owned by Osteria la Porta and maintains that facility's high standards. My husband ordered beef tartare. I ordered an asparagus souffle. Both were excellent. It may be a bit of splurge, but given the quality of the food, La Cantina is...More

Thank picklesMinnesota
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Average prices
US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Luigi, n.3, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 755170
Description
A new restaurant in this unspoiled mediaeval hill town. It is run by Deborah, the charming daughter of Daria, owner of Monticchiello's famed La Porta. I hosted a wedding eve dinner there on July 7th - the first big party Deborah had catered. The food, wine, service and ambience were ll outstanding. I can't praise the generosity of spirit which animated the whole event highly enough.
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